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No. 1 UConn falls to No. 6 Stanford in overtime to end Huskies' streak

Amber Orrange and new-look Stanford made an impressive national statement while snapping another one of Connecticut's remarkable winning streaks -- without an Ogwumike sister in sight. Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining…

UConn unanimous choice to win AAC

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are used to being picked to win. It's no surprise with three starters returning, including AP Player of the Year Breanna Stewart, that the team was the unanimous choice to win the American Athletic Conference again. In the past 20 seasons since UConn started…

Pac-12 passes reforms for athletes

The Pac-12 passed sweeping changes for athletes in all of the conference's sports Monday, guaranteeing four-year scholarships, improving health care benefits and liberalizing transfer rules. The changes announced by the Pac-12 presidents and chancellors include many of the same proposals…

Makayla Waterman out for season

Freshman forward Makayla Waterman is expected to miss the 2014-15 season after undergoing knee surgery Tuesday. Waterman tore the meniscus and anterior cruciate ligament in her knee in Ohio State's first practice Oct. 6. The Kettering, Ohio, native was a top-35 recruit. She helped Fairmont…

Notre Dame Scores Commitment From Nation's No. 10 Prospect

Arike Ogunbowale, a 5-foot-8 point guard from Milwaukee and the No. 10 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100 for the 2015 class, has committed to Notre Dame. Ogunbowale, a senior at Divine Savior Holy Angels, also considered UCLA and Ohio State. She is the third player to commit to Muffet…

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Union: Adrian Peterson to appeal ban

Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of this season. The NFL announced its highly anticipated ruling Tuesday morning, stating that the Minnesota Vikings' star running back will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15, 2015, for violating the…

Panthers cut veteran Jason Avant

The Carolina Panthers on Tuesday released veteran wide receiver Jason Avant and placed starting right tackle Nate Chandler on injured reserve with a torn meniscus in his right knee. They also activated fullback/running back Mike Tolbert (leg) from injured reserve and signed wide receiver…

Marc Trestman: Bears are supportive

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman on Monday addressed rumors regarding his job security on the heels of his team's 3-5 start, saying he feels the organization continues to stand behind him. Bears CEO Ted Phillips, team chairman George McCaskey and general manager Phil Emery have expressed…